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DARTMOOR. August 12. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 18 August 1876
DARTMOOR. F?IOM OURt OYN CORRESIPONDEUNT. August 12. Ploughing operations in tIis part of the world are late this year, agni ar?lo at farmers are at it yet. Last Monday was a fetrfolly wet day ; the rain dik not come before it was wanted and late crops will benefit by the welcome change. Great 'changee 'and iinmprovements are going on at Spring Creek. The old pad. dock fences . are being repaired and temporary buildings erected, and a man is busy ploughing for AMr. Stone who has t,,ken possession of the long onoccupied ground and Intends to take advantage of -the trellis that will pour this next ummeor :from our two saw mill.. One of these is now in full swing, and the machinery for the othnr is expected shortly from Bnal larat. It will take at least thirty bullock strays to keep one mill clear of tihubor, so you sne there are prospects of some traffio onl this road during the summer. Our 'member i thie shiro counoil in company with one of the firm at Asoot IoHeth, with the' eneinoe...
CONDAH. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 18 August 1876
CONDAH. (mnoe AK OCOAsOInAt. COUtnE.PONDBINT.) The excitement of the last few davi has of course been the anneal Shire election, which took place on Thursday last, resulting in the return of the retiring oonnoillor, Mr. A. \M'Donald There was very little interest taken hy the ratopnvers as to the retirn of either of the candidates, as a matter of principle, or as in any way hearing on the qlostion at present before the Council, the only object snomenine to lie to beat Branxholme Mr M1'Donnld being a local man and Mr CrnugIh front .Branxholme; and after socing the re.. eanlt of the votin, at the other polling placos, it in rditlionlt to come to any other conolesion than that the same 'idea won uppermnst. So far, no prinoiple hen boo! maintained by the election, and matters as far as the Council is concerned are ns they were, the ratepayers having given no-clue to their wishes or opinions. This state of things will surely work its own nore the sooner the hotter. Messrs. M'Donald and O...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 18 August 1876
Tin T AADUNo ToNic ANo Conneortvu or T?iM An. Its purity, remarkable onfleany in obviating digestivo weakness or Irreglilarity, the promptitudo ant certainty with which it slipplies vigor,tu Lthostrengthless? its tranq6il lsing eofcct upon the brain and nerves, and finally its adoption by thoe odianl profession as a m0ans of strengtlhtnitg and regillating the vital forcer, justly entitleo Uioeiro WoLarn's SaolttneAi AnutATnia Sanit?Pt's :to be regarded as the leading tonic nud correotivo ep the ageo.-(Auvr.) " Berkeloy, Sopt 1809.-Gentlemon, I feel It a duty I owe to you to express my gra itido for the groat boneft I have driveod by taklng C Norton' Camomlle P'illn.' I nppiledl o your agent, Mr. elil, llorkley, for the nbovenamnod Pills, for wind uit the siormath, from whlih I stitfered exerunlating p?e(t for a lenogth of timan, hl having tried nearly every remedy proesrlbod, but without deriving ' any boulth thtorofrotm. After taking t two bottle a of .your valunablo .pills I`I was...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 18 August 1876
" V L. BLACK, having rented S * the photographic plallt lately purohnsed by Mr. G' . J. Nicholls, has determined to give veary one' a chance to to goet their photo taken. Till further notice, the price of a singlo carte do vislto (adults) will be ono' shilling, chit dren underlfive years of ago the us unl price. -Coloring cartos do visito Is. Od. eachlviews of, build irgd , &c., takein or reisonaloe ^,, terms. : .'
COMMERCIAL. PORTLAND MARKETS. Guardian Office, August 18, 1876. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 18 August 1876
COMMERCIAL. PORTLAND MARKETS. Guardias Office, August 18, 1S7G. 'he retail price of flour is £1 Go per bag Our quotations are Wuoz. uALz PautcEru. Flour £12 Wheat, 5s to 5as 2d per bushel Oats, 3s 3d to 3s Gd do Barley, 3s Gd Bran, la 3d Pollard, Is Gd do Batter Is 2d Ib) Eggs is 34 dozen Cheese Colonial) 9d to Sd per lb. BrrAu, Paers. Flour, 2?s per bag cash. 'Barley, 4s per bushel Wheat, 5s Gd do Oats, 4s to 4s 6d do Bran, 1s 6d do ollnrd ls Gd to Is ld do Butter Is 4d to Is Gd lb. Eggs, Is ad doz. Bread 7d per 41b loaf nlimoa Bark, 93 per ton
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 18 August 1876
Notice I Notico I Notice! AT NEVILL and Co's, General Store kerepers, a single article at wholesale .price for cash. NEVILL & Co., Percy street 2 REWARD.-POISO. Is now LA ID !f for shep-wormrier dogs on In+. F. 'JIENTY'S FARM at B)LWAItIIA, and any person capturing or killing strar dogs found .worrying or killing sheep on the farm, or aplrin, the name of the owner will receive Ithe above reward. WILLIAM TAYLOR. BIolwarra; July 14, 18;0. To Merchants, Store keepers, & others. %'TIE Commodionue Warebonses known as 1 the "Iron StFre premit~on," siltuted in Perty Street, Portand, ]lately in Ihe ocacpa ion of Messrs. Thomnus Keiller . Co., will, after unoder??vg necessary repairs, be open for lease by tender, of whIich doe notice will .be given in a future advertisement. JOHN RttBERTSON, Bth August, 1876. 'roprietor. For Sa1e. T IGIIT WORKING BULLOCKS. none J ovaer six years old, very fat, guaranteed ,sound, also dray and tactk!ng. Fur further particulars apply to W. IIEA...
THE EASTERN QUESTION. LONDON, Aug. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 18 August 1876
STLIIEA&STErItN. QUSTION i n bt >Loauoxo, Aug.11, In the House of Commone: there was a deoate oiithe Eastern question.? : .Mr.t Bruce moved that theoGovornment, whiloe respecting existing treaties,should exer cise an influence so as to scoure the welfare -nod equal tro?tment of, dlfferent rnces and religions in Turkey. ,Mr. Gladstone defended thb policy adopted by England during the Crimean war, and in the present instanco advocated an autonomy of the insurgent provinces,?: ' Mr. Disraell donted that the rejection of the Berlin memorandum was tile cause of tihe present war, whlch was due to the aggression of Sorvia. Tie British fleetoh?d been sent to the Dardanolles to preserve the British, and not the Turkish, Emtplro. The clvil war, ho assorted, gave no cause for.interferonce, but Groat Britain was ready to help to pacify'tho balligorents. The Marquis of Ilartington. admitted the justice of the course adopted by the Goveorn-. mont, and the motion was withdrawn. .: In th...
The Guardian, WITH WHICH IS INCORPORATED THE "PORTLAND EXPRESS." To Protect our Rights—Not to Infrings upon those of Others. FRIDAY, AUGUST 18. TAXING LARGE ESTATES. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 18 August 1876
WITII WHICH IN IN?COeRPORATED TILE "PORTLAND EXPI'aC?." to To Protect our Right, - -ot to Infringe lI upon those of Others. ct, FRIDAY, AUGUST 18. 10 TAXING LARIGE ESTATES. Fnom the meetings recently held in nd different places, and the current of public feeling as generally expressed at such gatherings, it seems probable of that the great question at the next lit election will be a Land Tax and its v5 incidence. There are the two great exponents of political opinion, as re d. presented in the Legislative Assembly, ti Sir JA?ets IlcCul.locr and GRAHAM is BERRY, apparently agreed on the a- principle of a land tax-the incidenceo s, is the puzzle. Sir JAMEs McCuLr.ocu it says le will bo no advocate of a "class l tax;" If a tax is to be imposed it must be equitably distributed, so that rich and poor shall pay alike, in proportion 's to their ability. Mr. BERRY, in I d addition to the tax for State purposes, I wants at the same time to compass a point of policy, and that is to prevent th...
THE SCULLING CHAMPIONSHIP. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 18 August 1876
THE SCUTLINGIOIlAMPION9HIIP. On the.oceasion of the boat race between Sadler and.rTriekett, on the . Thames, the betting rit starting was 2 to one on Sailer., The attendance! of the public was estimated as beyond anything prevlously -wltnossed, anid : th?: greatest: onthusiasm :prevailed. Sadler caught the: water first, and wa a stroke under way before Trlckett. Ihe main tained a alight lead as far as Duke's IlHed, riainir several strokes a itnluto more than Trickett, but his boat was not travelling so far as his opponent's, who sculled remarkably well, , with a 'long swooping stroke cleanly rowed out. Toe Iltngliaslntcn's style was remarkable for its rapidity as' well as finish. lie rowed at 44 strokes to the minute, while Trllckett did not row above 40 or 41 strokes to the minuite. IIalf why between Duke's' flead and Simmone's Trickett got on even terms with Sadler, and they raced level for a few strokes, wihen the Australian slowly forged athed, and at Simmone's hold a lead of tw...
PORTLAND AND CASTERTON RAILWAY GUARANTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 18 August 1876
-I PORTLAND AND OASTBRTON RAILWAY GUARAN-TEE. the BTr a few weeks have elapsed since "t, it was proposed to give practical at force to the oft.repeated assurance that a branch line of railway from Branxholme or Condah to Casterton would not only ily accommodate a large and thickly popu lated farming district, but would pay handsome interest on the cost of con. struction. A memorandum cf agree ment, drawn up by the Portland and Casterton Railway Committee, guaran teeing the Government 4 per cent. 'S" interest for a term of three years, was of accordingly placed in the hands of the for wealthiest landholders interested in the It proposed line, and this, after receiving LOC their signatures which were unhesi ct tatingly accorded, has just been as forwarded to the member for Portland for presentation to the Honorable the so- Treasurer at an early date. When the document left Portland the total amount guaranteed was £8050 per annum' for ' ten a1ot?'lB°tor gentle men, at present in Melbou...
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 18 August 1876
AMEICA . . - Serious disturbances have takenTplaco with the Iendias, who slaughtered General Custar and 300 cavalry In' anmoueado. Four- thou-. stntd Indians occupy a formidable positton,' and: tho Government is sending, a stronlg military foroe 'aiaihst them. -A war of ex tormiunatloi is expected., : . SA terriflo tornado has occurred in the State of Iow,' and sevoral amall'towns' have been entirely swept away. Great loss of lifo is reported. '
LATEST TELEGRAMS. VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, AUGUST 17. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 18 August 1876
LATEST TELEGRAMS. (FROM OUR OWN\ CORRESPOwODENTS.) VICTORIA. hMELTIOURNE. Anorsr 17. The following sentences have been passed :--On Blanch. the bank defaulter, five years with hard labour, on Simmons, the cabman. two years and six months; on Caroline Dunn, three months ,in each of three convictions-total, nine monthts. The English mail letters were delivered at 2 o'clock. Benjamin Campion, solicitor, of Tas mania, has been brought back from Western Australia in charge of a con stable. Dr. L. L. Smith, of Melbourne, prose cuted Dower for di=counting a bill given for the promotion of a mining company; the defendant was acquitted.. In the Assembly, Sir. Conner called the attention of the Minister of Lands to his reply to the deputation from Agricultural Societies, urging the establishment of a Central Agricultural College, and a reservation of land for its endowment to make it self.snpportiog. Mr. Gillies said the Secretswy of the Acricultural Board had renorted unfavourably of the est...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 18 August 1876
LATEST .NTvELLIIGNCIE, The Serviuns hIave s,ustainled severe de. feats by the Turkish troop. Shockilnlg troulties hlave boon coetimitted by tile Turks in Bulgarin, whore 20,000 of the: Itiiabitants hlave leen slaughtered.- Women and children were not spared, nod, villiges' were burned. The grunet powers maintain a nootrality; but Russian sympathfisere are actively work lug to bring about a n complicutlo'nof A terriffl explosion hns taken place'on board:?H.,f.M, turret ship Thnndorer, ul IPortsmouth, by" whith 0 20 persona w'ro killed. t. ,: T heTondut, of Coaptain Stevens, of tI.?? . larracout;, ihn connexion withi tie npprehen-, siaon and deportation' o Colouli Rteilnhergor Is about to, be inv'estigalto I by tihe Adllirulty, and the Barracouto has been orlerded bnhomo for that purpose. .
SHIPPING. PORT OF PORTLAND. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 18 August 1876
SHIPPING. PORT OF PORTrLAND. ARR VEO Annt 17-.Tnila Percy, nteamer, 550 tons ~np1ain J F. Neilnn. from Melbournoe. via Warrn mhenoland Belfast. Sloon :a-Messrs J3. W. Melfain, 1T. A. Hall. Win. Thomron. B. Marris. Dunne, 'Mastcr Bryant. M.r. andl Mfr RIoaell and family (4,) ). II. Hognn. 'Mr S. W. Harrower and family (2,) and 27 in the -steerage, Croaker, S?ott and Co.. Agent. SAILE. Nil. IMPORTS Per Jnlia Percy. etemrr. from Mlabourne. I pkee Brown, I do IBurbanlk, 3 ad Croaker Scott and Co, 5 do Campbell and Son., 1 do Dent. 4 do Finnigan, 2 do Francis, I do ]Itghe.. I do flutchtnoon. 2 do Kean. 1 do Kay. 19 do Kerr, 9 do Kuhn and Campbell. 3 do TLewls. 6 do MeDanld. I dn Must. I do Marriott, 2 do McGlynn, l do l llerbertson.9 dn McKayv, 14 do Nation and Co., 6 do Pile, I do l'aram?r, I do Sprig Bros., 3 do Sandry and Co., I do Young, 26 do Wright and Gray, s, quantity l?gi?atce White, I pkgce Wilson, I do Vickery, I de Mason, 13 do ,arsby.
PORT PHILLIP HEADS. ARRIVED. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 18 August 1876
PORT PHILLIP HEADS. August 17-Omeo, str., Adelaide. Swordfsh. hsch., Wynyard. 1--City of Adelaide, str.. Sydney. Elizabeth, sebh., Circular Head. SAILED. August 17-Coorong, str., Adelaide. Tamar, str., Launceston. Alexandra, stir., Sydney. I B.- Avoca, str, Sydney.
ARRIVAL OF THE CALIFORNIAN MAIL. (AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATED PRESS TELEGRAMS.) AUCKLAND, MONDAY. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 18 August 1876
ARRIVAL OF ' TH"E CALPORNIAN' WAIL. (A~UrnlrAN ABSOCIATED mESS TELsBoRA .) AUCKLAND; Mo0?DAs . STheiO Zcalandla, irith' the Californian mall, arrived at noon 'yesterday.. The Australla lets Katidavu,- for: Sydney, on the ithispet. Tlo City of New York left Kaodarn, for Sari Pratelseoe an the 6th lnst, . eotweoon :San Franciseco ml oIInnoluln a ensoeof esmall pox occurred on hIunrl tIhe Anatralia, The patient ewls landed at IIon, 'luln, and ince thalt tIlue no other case lips occurred.: ; " : - .The following are the names of the pas. sengersr-Mossre. ButchersKrntrmedio, lur. ray, Ferlusson, IIarper, Khox, Welch, Mit theol, Rowe, Blllndlol, Aire. Young, Mr. irkoer and Mies Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Keep, Mr. James Allison (of the 'Thentre Rolyal, Sydney), hMrs. IIenry, and four members of tlin Oumblnation Troupe( also, tile Royal. Illuslonlstal with 27 in the eteerage, :
ORIGINAL POETRY. HOME TRUTHS. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 18 August 1876
ORIGINAL POETRY. HOME TRUTHS. As I walked out one summer's days I saw som0 little girls at p? , dress. They were s, cleall nd neatl esse, I stopped, and with them took a roest. (ne, a blue-eyed pretty maolid, Came to my knees, no way of raid; I isked her if also went to leoenl, " Oh yes, indeed tlhat's mother's rule; She sends us there day after day, And will not often let us play; We to a State schoni go to learn To read and write, to sew and daurn; 'lile teachers are so very kind, They train and guido the itsnfalt mind; We ire taught to love alnd not to chide, Andi always others' fallings hide; So msothl.r says 'uIs best to go Where little chilllren are trained so." Now there are children poorly cluad; And litany a rogolsh-lolsilng lad, lut 'tine not lie whol leads the tlhrong To saouIt the old, iblase the young, To set at inaughlt the mnster's rule, And bid dellticer t t te school. Nol he ris oft sof gttlinal nllden, " Andl witII souh boy wold ne'er he seen. It is not then the St...
REUTER'S SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. LONDON, July 26. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 18 August 1876
BEUTER'S SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. ' ?, ..LONDON.'July'28ci The Victorians havo taken about 20 minor prizes In the rifle compettlloid atWihmbleddn. The Australians wero treated heartily. They depart for America in the middle of August.. The home team won the Khiolapore prize, the Canadians being the only colonial team-to colopeto. The English won the Elchn shield with a score of 1,403; Scotland, 1,458; Ireland, 1383. 'hell Commons beat the Lords by 7' points.: Sergeant Pullnuan won the Queetoon's Prize. 'heo Edinburgl' volunteers secured the China Cup. The prizes were bestowed' by the Duchess of Teok, after which athletlu sports took place instead of the customary revieow. A soulling match has been arranged, for August 21, between Trnokett and Lumsden, for £200 a-side. The Queensland mail was delivered on the 17th, and the an Fraincisco mail on the 18th. ' Messrs. Harris and Co., of London and Queensland, have failed; liablitites, £300,000. Stoddart, captain of the Skerryvore, has been acq...
A LAWYER OUTWITTED. [Newspaper Article] — Portland Guardian — 18 August 1876
A LAWYEBR OUTWITTED. An old magazine, published in 1782, hla the fbllowing anecdote, which con veys its own moral:-" A lawyer and a tailor travelling opposite ways met at a roadside inn, where they re-, oralued for the evening, according to the custom of the time and country, in a large room common to all eomers The lawyer, ready to pounce on any likely victim, and willing to extort drink for himself and amusement for the company, assailed the tailor with a running fire of questions, and wound up by proposing that the one who made the worse couplet should pay for a bottle of wine. The tailor agreed, but refused to begin. The lawyer, however, ina an elevated tone, recited: ' Though the world is wide, 'tis but a span, For it takes Idie tailors to make aman.' " The tailor courageously answered: "' If the world is wide, 'tie full of evil, For half a lawyer makes a deril.' " The loud laughter that followed the tailor's effusion declared him the winner, and the lawyer admitted that. at le...